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        04-17-2013, 11:07 PM
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    Showing
    Hey gang, guess what? Our flies may not be our own or nearby hatchings. The flies we call stable flies have been netted as high as 5 mi, cruising along with the winds up there and can travel from California to mid way across the US in a matter of hours. Pretty hard to control that. After waging war on the worst all that works is a dark, dark shelter during the day as the biters prefer daylight. The horses go out toward dark and come in before 9 am when the bugs are at their worst.
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        04-18-2013, 12:47 AM
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    Green Broke
    That's very true, but luckily for me the lady across the way feeds DE, has her manure picked up and hauled off and has a groundskeeper scoop pastures and clean stalls daily. The farmer next door is pretty good with his beef cattle as well, and they are grass not grain- which I find helps somehow with flies.
    It takes a community is what I'm saying, but if I'm not doing my part why should I expect them too?
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        04-18-2013, 09:54 AM
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    Green Broke
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    Originally Posted by Farmchic    
    Well that's just interesting. Has anyone taken it themselves? No one near us sells it, can you order it?
    Yes.
    On most every site I searched and the one cakemom posted all have it available to order online.
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